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FOX Business
Jan 27, 2013 12:00am EST
builds america up. of that is a debate about immigration negative year. obama issued the executive order to allow children whose parents brought them here illegally to work for two years without deportation. but daniel who leads the of the british and assess it was done to score political points. >> it is not helpful. john: why? he guilt -- legalese is -- legalizes some workers. >> it is a temporary solution people on the hill were working to make it permanent it was derailed. john: there is a better plan? >> on one side president obama once a big massive spill that is the unpalatable to the republicans who once it to the bite size chunks huckabee address those who are unauthorized? and those who want to come into the country. john: but those who come forward to have fingerprinted calmat pay back taxes, fines, then can apply. >> cattle dinky says that. so what we do is decriminalized the activity where business forces higher they need to but unfortunately we have a criminal culture that needs to be addressed. john: like your father? >> he was on the shoulders of his uncle illegally
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 11:30am EST
but barack obama on this issue. the supreme leader under the pressure of sanctions will decide to accept meaningful curbs on his nuclear program, or the president is going to have to decide. what does he do about a program that is approaching nuclear weapons threshold? >> if we look at the nomination and likely confirmation of a new secretary of state john kerry and chuck hagel at defense however problematic that confirmation hearing goes, what do you think the president is saying with this new national security team about what he wants to accomplish in the world in a second term? >> well, i think in the case of senator hagel, i think he will be confirmed. i think the choice there fits very well with what the president said in his inaugural speech he mentioned a decade of war is ending. his job will be to get u.s. armed forces out of afghanistan in a responsible way but to get them out. and then to look at cutting the defense budget. i think those are the two principle responsibilities that the president wants to see him fulfill. and hagel is the right man for that kind of job. se
FOX Business
Jan 26, 2013 9:00pm EST
out of the obama white house, and you just saw this it is related to guns and issues there and we are going to continue to see this president overreach and do things that he wasn't able to do this idea of executive orders that seem extraordinary. he said he spoke of the lava lamp. and this is a president that i think has gone way beyond that. the number of regulations have come out what are called significant regulations, which have an impact of over $100 million. those are the things hurting our economy making it harder for hard-working taxpayers. john: to be paired up president obama's taxpayers, president obama is not the first to do this. >> if you go back to the founding fathers, if men were angels, we would need lots. about is why we have a checks and balances system of government and the president doesn't believe that that applies to him even when i go back to our first president, george washington said political parties are likely in the course of time to become potent engines in which cunning and ambitious and principled -- unprincipled men assert from themselves the rein
CNN
Jan 27, 2013 3:00am PST
run for re-election. harkin has been in the senate since 1984. president obama issued a statement saying harkin will be missed while republicans started licking their chops at the prospect of gaining a senate seat. >>> a major gift for mayor michael bloomberg. $350 million to john hopkins. $100 million is earmarked for financial aid for students in need. bloomberg has given more than $1 billion to the school since he graduated in the mid-1960s. >>> the hacked website of the u.s. sentencing commission is back up and running and the fbi is handling the case as a criminal investigation. the site was shut down for a couple hours yesterday. the hackers made it known it was pay back for the suicide of web activist aaron schwartz. he was facing federal computer fraud charges. >>> in egypt, at least 30 people were killed in clashes in. protesters were trying to storm a prison. they wanted to reach 21 people sentenced to death last week for their part in a deadly soccer riot last year. >>> moving to bangladesh a deadly factory fire killed seven, mostly women. a first floor exit was locked
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2013 1:00pm PST
agenda, and think president barack obama just explained where he stands on all the issues, and he is moving to the left, and he's unashamed about it. >> aisha, the president, he's faced some criticism heretofor from the most liberal wick of the party over the fiscal cliff deal. did the speech bring the left back into the fold? >> sure. i think that it did. i mean, one of the questions that, you know, i would ask is why is it that when you have a president who is elected to serve the entire united states, who actually articulates in a speech works says that i care about all americans be they immigrants, be they gay or transgender americans, i care about poor people, i want to make sure my administration is serving everyone, that this becomes something that we raise an eyebrow at. i think his populist tone was not only right on the mark in terms of it being about liberal ideologies and a partisan play, but he's talking about ideas that are -- that are popular, that the public believes in, and so he's serving his constituents. he's serving the united states. the justice department that
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2013 9:00am PST
obama addressing the issue of poverty in his inauguration address. income inequality has been on the rise for decades. the gap between the haves and have-nots at the widest point since 1967 and the president said change is necessary. >> for we, the people, understand that our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do very well and a growing many barely make it. >> let me bring in rick benjamin, fellow. how excited were you to hear the topic of poverty being talked about since it wasn't talked about at all during the presidential campaign. on that stage at the inauguration, how excited were you to hear it in some manner? >> very excited. i was there in person. when obama laid down that daunt let i was very excited. >> do we understand how deep the issue of inequality is in this country? is this one we try to understand? >> people understand it for personal and work reasons. i have been traveling a lot. when you see poverty from suburbs to washington state people get it. we is see poverty in the suburbs. the confusion comes in when the solutions are talked about. you don't have to
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2013 4:00pm EST
. >> president obama, mr. wiesel, issued a statement, i'm sure you're aware saying in part, quote, the united states, along with the international community resolves to stand in the way of any tyrant or dictator who commits crimes against humanity and stay true to the principle of never again. syria right now in crisis, thousands of civilians killed at the hands of government forces in that country. let's start in syria. is the united states doing enough right now there? >> president obama is sensitive to that tragedy, to the memory of that tragedy. he asked me to accompany him the first time to the washington in washington and each time he was flow foundly moved and shaken, and i am convinced, deeply convinced, when he makes such a pledge, he means to keep it. something must be done to stop the bloodshed, the mass murders which are still going on in this world. if anyone had told me, when i was liberated in 1945 by the american army, that i would still have to fight racism, hatred and if a naftcism and violence, i wouldn't have believed it, and here we are, we still have to fight to bring so
FOX News
Jan 27, 2013 11:00am EST
terms with presidents in america. unless obama can show the american people, on the big issues, like the budget and immigration and what he is talking about with guns, he can work with the republicans. let me ask you a question, can you name the one bipartisan accomplishment of president obama? >> yeah, it's called getting re-elected. >> okay! the fact is, if you look at where the country is today, the clear majority of americans, larger percentage of americans voted for obama than past presidents. but in terms of policy, i am not going to say it's hunky dory. it's not. there are serious divisions, i saw with my own eyes on the hill. but the reality is that you have a republican party, since the tea party came in. and you have seen this with speaker boehner's inability to control his own caucus. so how do you negotiate -- how does president obama negotiate with speaker boehner, when speaker boehner can't negotiate because he doesn't know what his own members are going to do on a particular issue? all of that said, you know, we have big problems in this country on the fiscal side, whe
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 3:30pm PST
table are now back up for discussion. barely a week into his second term, president obama is preparing to dive into the contentious issue of immigration, with a major speech set for las vegas tuesday. the president is expected to push for improving border security you expanding the system for employers to verify their workers a legal status and perhaps most controversially, creating a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. >> we can't go on forever with 11 million people living in this country in the shadows in an illegal status. >> we are committed to a comprehensive approach to finally in this country have an immigration law that we can live with. >> reporter: a bipartisan group of six seine stores planning to unveil its immigration reform proposals this week. last november, president obama won more than 70% of the latino vote, a new political reality forcing some republicans to reconsider their past opposition. >> first of all, americans support it in poll after poll. secondly, latino voters expect t third, the democrats want it and fourth, republicans need it. >> reporter: sen
FOX
Jan 27, 2013 6:00pm EST
licenses for illegal immigrants. >>> immigration will be among the big issues president obama will face in his second term. the debt is another. while republicans confront the future of the once grand old party. the sunday talk shows threw all of that, plus women in combat up for debate this morning. and melanie alnwick has your political roundup. >> reporter: after this week's big announcement removing the ban on women serving in combat, fox news sunday brought in the nation's first female combat pilot. she says when it comes to battle readiness, all service members should be judged equally. >> the bottom line is we need to treat people like individuals. what are the capabilities they bring to the fight, which includes physical strength, plus courage, plus aptitude, plus leadership and all the other things we need to have the most effective fighting force. >> reporter: as the new mols is implemented -- policy is implemented, some warn of pitfalls. >> where does this go? draft women, release them from the service for pregnancy? where does it ultimately go? they're in combat and the
FOX Business
Jan 27, 2013 1:30am EST
going to get and you know, it's hard to feel sorry for the american people on this issue when you put them back into the presidency barack obama, who ignored, ignored his own deficit panel on recommendations. on the other thing, as a tactical matter, the republicans punting, i think it's a smart thing. you know, i think if they're going to really go to battle on this thing, they've got to get their acts together and have a game plan. because i'm telling you-- >> get their ax-- >> and if we default, this country is going to go through some major, major issues, and government's going to stop working and that's going to affect a lot of people. and we have not been through, when two-thirds of the federal government has shut down. >> adam, adam, this is it, charlie put it it in a nutshell, the scare tactic, that we're obligated to this mountain of debt until it falls on top of us, if that's the only route we have. >> we are, but let me try to put this in perspective. i absolutely agree with you, charles, politicians should be prepared to lose their jobs on major issues. there comes a gut c
LINKTV
Jan 27, 2013 5:30am PST
rallies in the united states to call for tougher gun control. the issue is set to dominate the american public in the coming years as president obama attempts to reform the legislation. >> this market was very personal. >> so many shots with an assault rifle, there is no real for this to happen. just minding his own business, going home. >> at 7:38 in the morning, shot in the head. >> dmitri was two days away from his 17th birthday when the bullets flew through the windows of his school. his father marches it violently, displaying his story. among the signs with slogans, there are many pictures -- each will of these people. asked to share the sad story of a violent end. this is a grassroots movement created by a handful of concerned mothers. >> this is a program that barack obama called for. he realizes that their members of both parties with no interest in seeing gun-control pass through congress. >> his secretary was not helped -- was on hand to reassure this crowd. >> this is about gun responsibility and gun safety. >> the legislation proposed this week does nothing about the estimat
FOX Business
Jan 27, 2013 8:00am EST
, because it gets to, i think, a bigger issue, brenda, finally, maybe, a little tamp down on government overreach, you know, in obama's inauguration speech, it was all about growing government even bigger than it already is. and the problem is, when government grows, the private sector suffers. and if you say, well, who cares where the money goes, the problem is government growth is always less inefficient than private sector growth and this is one step toward hopefully allowing the private sector to grow, tamping down on unions which i think have hurt many, many, many industries, despite the higher wages. in the union you have higher wages until you lose your job, and i think this is a step forward, this is progress, what needs to be done. >> brenda: you know, jonas, toby brought up a good point. which is that union membership has been declining for decades, record lows right now. so, what difference does all of this make? the unions don't have as much power. does this make all that much difference to jobs? >> i'll go off what the guest just said. if this were true the unemployment rat
NBC
Jan 26, 2013 5:30pm PST
back the obama administration's push for stricter gun laws. gun rights supporters are finding ways to demonstrate their own passions over the issue. nbc news white house correspondent kristen welker joins us now with more. kristen? >> reporter: lester, good evening. today's rally was organized by advocacy groups, one million moms for gun control. it was a day filled with emotion but also reality. the nation is still sharply divided when it comes to guns. a ground swell of support for stiffer gun laws and thousands rallied in washington to call for change in the wake of the newtown shooting, holding signs bearing the names of those lost and speaking their minds. >> no more. it's time to do something about it. >> we can and must free our nation of this scourge of gun violence. >> reporter: among the crowds mothers who have lost children to guns, elected officials, and parents from the newtown community. >> we're grieving but hopeful that something so atrocious can bring about some change. >> reporter: smaller gun control rallies across the nation today including this one in new jersey.
KICU
Jan 26, 2013 11:30pm PST
emotions on the issue of abortions still run high 40 years later. in san francisco, allie rasmus, chase utley channel 2 news. >>> president obama has promised to hold wall street accountability in his weekly address today. >> we know that the free market works bet for everybody when we have smart, commonsense rules in place to prevent irresponsibility behavior. >> the president focused on his nominations of mary joe white to the securities & exchange commission and richard cordray as the continuing leader of the consumer financial protection bureau. the president said both are former prosecutors who will help protection american consumers and enforce the law. >>> iowa senate tom harkin announced he will not seek a sixth term. the democratic is 73-yards and said his age did play a role in his decision. president obama released a statement thank youing harkin for his service. >> today former republican vice-presidential candidate paul ryan called on members of his party to stick together and pick its fights carefully. the congressman perfect wisconsin says republicans should be prepared f
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2013 12:00pm EST
years for president obama's second term for him to act. and women brought the issues to the present. days have brought their issues. we want comprehensive immigration reform. other governments are bring their issues to our president. we are not bringing our issues. martin took his issue to -- >> guest: who is stopping them? it's one thing to say, president obama is not responding. >> host: but what are we doing? >> guest: what are we doing to put the issue so that he has to respond? and to me, if you're not using that leverage, everyone knows that the black vote, latino vote, that it was decisive in the last election, women. each of these groups who played a role in electing him, that's why, in my view, when i came there for the inauguration, i said, and the day before the inauguration i did a speech to the morehouse alums who came, and i said the important date is not tomorrow. we celebrate that is the important date is the day after tomorrow. what are we going to do them? and for a lot of people -- >> host: celebrate it. >> guest: for the next four years. >> host: it is a mileston
CNN
Jan 27, 2013 7:00am PST
internal issues with the re-elections or elections going on in that country. president obama won and as a second-term president there is always a tremendous advantage of pushing the process forward. this phase leading up until the inauguration israeli elections has been called a hallmark stage. jordan with three leaders in europe, the british, the french and the germans are all marching towards washington february and march to say, mr. president, it's time to really engage on the palestinian process. prime minister netanyahu understands that and whatever he does to form his coalition, he's got to keep in mind that the international community strongly led by the europeans and hopefully with the united states is going to be knocking on his door and that of the palestinians to move the process forward. >> do you worry that in this election you did also have the rise of new voices in israel that openly talk about the permanent annexation of the west bank and gaza and talk about the fact that there is no palestinian state and that jordan is the palestinian state. >> since arab spring,
CNN
Jan 26, 2013 7:00pm EST
miles i cannot begrudge her to want to take it easy for a bit. >> president obama named four women to senior level white house positions yesterday as he kick starts his second term. we take a closer look at the president's track record on women's issues. >> the same day he named denis mcdone that his chief of staff. >> he set up my staff. he was able to show me where the restrooms were -- >> president obama named four women to senior white house posts, including prosecutor lisa monico, no doubt a down payment on this assuring words. >> i suggest you wait until you see all the appointments, who is in my staff and my cabinet before rushing to judgment. >> even if women fill the remaining posts, there's the question of priorities. in the inaugural address, he promised to expand opportunities for gays, lesbians, immigrants and women. >> our journey is not complete until our wives, mothers and daughters can earn a living equal to their efforts. >> and on gay marriage, the president backs gay marriage and partner benefits. >> all must enjoy the same rights and same protections. >> he also m
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2013 12:00am EST
in the extraction process. but now the keystone -- that was right to the heart of that. the obama rejects keystone pipeline. others are furious because of the climate change issues. i'm assuming you would conclude that exxon is also is a furious as it was back then. >> guest: oh, yeah. they don't quite know what to do about the politics of the keystone pipeline. in their book it is so irrational that they -- they almost can't overcome their own sort of indignity about how disconnected politics of the pipeline is from the underlying questions of climate change regulations, that their roll in that and the global oil market. thesteen pipeline is a continuation of the things that made them mad earlier. >> host: absolutely. the same thing. >> guest: trying to attack the problem -- look, even the environmentalists would admit, i'm sure, that if they could enact universal price on carbon as the basis for addressing climate change and the danger office global warming, they would. failed to do that and couldn't get a bill in congress. so they're trying to look for opportunities to call att
FOX
Jan 26, 2013 10:00pm PST
of the issue get loud in the nation's capitol. the timing of today's event with the obama administration's push to pass stricter gun laws. >>> the warning going out to all drivers heading to san francisco tomorrow. what drivers need to know to avoid getting a ticket. you can't move the tv there. yuh-huh. we have the wireless receiver. listen. back in my day, there was no u-verse wireless receiver that let you move the tv away from the tv outlet. we can move it to the kitchen, the patio, the closet and almost anywhere. why would you want a tv in the closet? [ both laugh ] ♪ [ fancy voice ] brilliant idea, darling. ♪ [ female announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for six months. at&t. . >>> this is a live look at the u.s. capitol in washington, d.c.. all is quiet there now, but earlier today thousands of people gathered at the capitol for a march in support of new gun-control legislation. the gun control debate took center stage between in the nation's capitol. that is where a march and rally was organized in just the la
KRON
Jan 27, 2013 8:00am PST
guns and 371 long guns were collected. the san mateo county sheriff's office will issue final numbers on monday. >> from san francisco to capitol hill. thousands of people took to the streets all across the nation saturday in support of president obama's gun control initiatives as well as new measures introduced on capitol hill. chris mozingo introduces us washington calling on congress to support the new proposals. >> we need to be heard. >> reporter: lori bennett is not accustomed to events like this. this is her first demonstration. >> "newtown just tore my heart out. honestly didn't feel this emotional since 9- 11." >> reporter: marching behind a banner that says, "when we stand together, we stand a chance". some demonstrators targeted the n-r-a with their signs, while others held up names of gun violence victims. across the street, a counterdemonstration. dick heller was there. >> "it's a dangerous city when people are disarmed." >> reporter: both rallies come a day after vice president joe biden hit the road to promote the president's plan for new firearm laws. several high-powe
KRON
Jan 26, 2013 11:00pm PST
were collected. the san mateo county sheriff's office will issue final numbers on monday. >> from san francisco to capitol hill. thousands of people took to the streets all across the nation today in support of president obama's gun control initiatives. chris mozingo introduces us to demonstrators in washington calling on congress to support the new proposal. >> reporter: lori bennett is not accustomed to events like this. this is her first demonstration. >> "newtown just tore my heart out. honestly didn't feel this emotional since 9-11." >> reporter: marching behind a banner that says, "when we stand together, we stand a chance". some demonstrators targeted the n-r-a with their signs, while others held up names of gun violence victims. across the street, a counterdemonstration. dick heller was there. >> "it's a dangerous city when people are disarmed." >> reporter: both rallies come a day after vice president joe biden hit the road to promote the president's plan for new firearm laws. several high- powered speakers addressed the crowd at the gun control march. but perhaps the most po
CNN
Jan 27, 2013 1:00pm EST
-- internal issues with the re-election or the elections that were going on in that country. president obama won, and as a second term president, there's always an advantage of pushing the peace process forward. this phase, reeding up until the inauguration, israeli elections has been what we call the hallmark stage. in order has similar countries and with three leaders in europe, the british, the french and the germans are all marching to the president in march to say it's time to engage on this palestinian process. primary netanyahu knows that and whatever he does to form his coalition, he's going to keep in mind that his international -- is going to be knocking on his door and that of the palestinians to move the process forward. >> do you worry that in this election, you did also have the rise of new voices in israel that openly talk about the permanent annexation of the west bank and gaza, that talks about there is no palestinian state and that jordan is the palestinian state? >> i think since arab spring, you have many israelis saying this is the best thing that's happened to us.
FOX News
Jan 27, 2013 1:00pm PST
group of people. though can not figure out what they believe in and how to fight obama. >> are they on the wrong side of social issues? >> shear what they should do. they could be on some of it but it is not the social issues but the big questions. the country is going broke. and want not be big government but they cannot frame it in a way that says we don't care. >> what about speaker boehner and mcconnell and the leadership. >> there is no pro growth agenda to create jobs. there is nothing aspirational. you are right on social issues. there is no tolerance. bottom line, there is nothing for a voter to --. >> here is speaker boehner, react to what he said about the president. take a listen to this. >> so, we over the next 22 months, we will be the focus of this administration, as they attempt to annihilate the republican party. let me just say, i do believe that is their goal, to shove us into the dust bin of history. >>gregg: is he right? >> of course, but what president doesn't try to annihilate the opposition especially if they help him do it. in this case the republicans have e
KRON
Jan 26, 2013 8:00pm PST
obama's new gun control proposals may have not just the republicans in capitol hill up in arms. some of the president's fellow democrats are taking issue. these democrats are from largely rural states with strong gun cultures like montana. alaska. and arkansas. for now they aren't sure what to think about obama's new proposal and are not going to support it at this time. these lawmakers could potentially keep the new legislation from reaching a the senate judiciary committee begins hearings on wednesday. >> coming up people behaving badly >> last year right around january 2 we got hit it was about 4:30 in the afternoon a car went through the stop sign a bunch of young kids they hit another car plowed through them and hit the pole and came though my yard and into my house >> felix lives at the corner of western and sunset in unincorporated hayward know ans cherryland wehre here it's acytally and 6 way stop that is separated by this set of train tracks, but according to felix rarely any one stops. in fact they hit my fence about three or four times >> so here is the part of the problem, s
CNN
Jan 27, 2013 9:00am PST
that -- we need to -- work together on that and then find other issues where on principle, we're still on with the american people and say here's the alternative and we have got a better one. >> there's some talk paul ryan said he thinks that obama is trying to delegitimize the republican party. >> republicans believe that their pathway is the right one to expand the american dream. these battles are going to continue. but showing the conservatism gets results and that liberalism has regularly failed is our best chance. and the best advise i give young voters. they graduate from college, they want a job. if you believe in that one, you're a young person, we should explain why these republican ideas of job creation, reform and higher education and reducing the american debt, we're the ones talking about that, young people, please vote for us. we have got to do a better job with it. >> i think part of the problem is that people sense or they think that if you're a republican, you believe in 15 p different things, but it's like a chinese menu, but all those things you believe in, an
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2013 7:00am PST
on this issue. to your point, what the republicans are trying to do, i suspect, is drag this along, continue the conversation and force president obama into a lame duck session where he's going to be much more weakened going into his second term. >> david you say no labels. now your role as private citizen is to say the fact we turn to the labels of partisanship is the problem. >> it is. we need to promote progress over partisanship, results over rhetoric. we have to recognize the american people are ahead of elected officials. they know we have a problem. they can accept the truth. look, the republicans adopted the no budget no pay as a bumper sticker. it's not the proposal that no labels advocated. the reason they did it was to force the senate to have a budget. for the first time in four years, a proposal from the president and the republicans in the house and a proposal from the democrats in the senate. hopefully we can get on discussions about a grand bargain. >> pause for me in case folks haven't been following this. the thing about no pay is if the senate was not to come up
CSPAN
Jan 26, 2013 7:00pm EST
nailed it. you have to think about privacy issues at the beginning. they are not an afterthought. i think we were the first apartment in the obama administration to have a presidentially appointed privacy officer. we have a large privacy office. they are at the table helping us. it is very practical stuff. we collect information, who can we share it with, how long, for what purpose? can it be purpose their privacy implications about that. a number of other examples of how we embed privacy considerations into the work we do. >> our country is strong because we protect civil liberties and a perfect security. not because they protect one of them and not the other. >> these are our values. that is correct. >> final question during the are both in a field dominated by men -- final question. we are both in a field dominated by men. you are the first secretary of homeland security who happens to be a woman. what and do you haev -- what advice tdo do you have for young women getting into the security field? get at it. it is interesting, challenging, and you can serve the public in a way the
CNN
Jan 27, 2013 1:00pm PST
talk about some of the root issues. i understand the senator's passion for this. but i have to tell you, an assault ban is not the answer to helping keep people safe. >> in an interview with the new "republic" magazine, president obama says gun owners will not be forgotten in the ongoing debate. the president said he has "profound for hunting that dates back for generations." >>> doctors don't know how we get the flu, but a new flu machine could help. >>> and hear why immigration law reform might happen this year. [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus presents the cold truth. i have the flu... i took theraflu, but i still have this cough. [ male announcer ] truth is theraflu doesn't treat your cough. what? [ male announcer ] it doesn't have a cough suppressant. great. [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus severe cold and flu fights your worst flu symptoms, plus that cough with a fast acting cough suppressant. [ sighs ] thanks!... [ male announcer ] you're welcome. that's the cold truth! [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus. ♪ oh what a relief it is! ♪ [ male announcer ] to learn m
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2013 8:00am EST
issue. >> do you think that's right, that the obama administration had a road to damascus moment where they came to learn to embrace this, or was it that they got this political pushback from lindsey graham and republicans -- >> i think that there is a certain amount of truth. i wouldn't call it a road to damascus moment. there's a certain amount of truth that the obama administration acquiesced to the late bush administration after the courts got done dismantling the more aggressive policies of the bush administration. they said we're going to keep some of this stuff. that's what happened at the national archives speech in 2009. but i think guantanamo is not an essential facility. we can safely house terrorists inside the united states no matter how dangerous they are. what happened with guantanamo is that the administration bungle eld t ed the politics and they decided they weren't going to prioritize this and it wasn't worth what they felt was losing other aspects of their agenda and democrats in congress got scared and basically said no, we're not doing it. >> so you refer to
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2013 6:30pm EST
because of barack obama, washington is broken. they've proven nearly incapable of solving the most basic problems facing america. so i think it's time to send a lot of these issues to the 30 governors in our country t republican governors in our country that have proven the ability to solve big problems, balance budgets, speak to republicans, democrats, independents. we've had great success in our party. unfortunately sometimes we do a real lousy job bragging about it but there is a shining star in louisiana and somebody that is going to be a great partner moving forward and making sure that we bin a big race in new jersey and a big race in virginia. and the head of that effort and a partner of mine moving forward is the great governor of louisiana. please welcome him. [applause] . >> thank you very much. thank you for that very warm welcome. thank you for that generous introduction. >> i understand you've got a barn burner of an election coming up tomorrow. i sure hope you make it though. and just one piece of advice as you start gearing up for this campaign. i don't think you need to u
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2013 4:00pm EST
are beyond noticing are thinking about issues of race. i guess that's what that means. obviously we are. too many things happen, even the presence of obama raises racial questions for some people so why we may be on the way someday to be post-racial, i think it's fair to say that we are not now. >> host: geo-relationship with president obama? >> guest: not really. >> host: and "america's great debate," her most recent book. professor at university of pennsylvania. former chairwoman of the u.s. commission on civil rights. here's the history of the u.s. commission on civil rights. mary frances on booktv on c-span 2. >> and now, john allison argues government entities and regulation constitutes ethnic collapse. it says to improve the economy, we need to adapt. free-market policies. it's about 50 minutes. [applause] ..
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2013 10:30am EST
. afghanistan is another issue. >> watched "newsmakers" with senator james inhofe today at 6:00 p.m. eastern. next on c-span, secretary of state hillary clinton on the benghazi attack in president obama's second inaugural address followed by reaction to president obama's speech from mitch mcconnell and lamar alexander. now testimony from hillary clinton on the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. secretary clinton took responsibility for the deaths of four americans including ambassador chris stevens. this is one of her last hearings before she steps down. john kerry is the nomination to replace her. from the foreign relations committee, this is to 0.5 hours. -- 2.5 hours. >> let me begin by welcoming the new members to the committee. since the false and that has not passed the committee resolution of official late seating members, i want to ask consent to allow our prospective members to participate in today's hearing. let me welcome me and thank you for honoring your commitment to come before the committee after the review board's findings. you said you would after the findin
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 5:00am EST
years old. >> well, many took to the streets keep the spotlight on gun violence and back obama's push for stricter gun laws. but demonstrators are finding ways to demonstrate their own passion for the issue. >> thousands joined a quiet march through the streets of washington to send a message to washington about gun violence. among those in attendance, about 100 parents from newtown, connecticut, the scene of last month's deadly elementary attack. >> i feel hopefull, cautiously optimistic and i hope this is just the start of a bigger movement to keep not only our children safe but the citizens. >> the rally was one of several organized in cities across the united states. from san francisco to new jersey. >> i'm hoping that the power of regular people will actually assert itself in contrast to the lobbying power of the n.r.a. >> the national rifle association says its gearing up for an all-out battle insisting that gun bans make no one safer. vice president biden is spear heading a public push for new gun legislation that will strengthen background checks and limit high-power ammunitio
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